Michael E. Stilwell
Michael E. Stilwell is a graduate of Brigham University of Provo, Utah and has 11 years of experience as a firearm trainer. Stilwell has been licensed in the state of Utah as a Concealed Firearm Permit Instructor for 19 years. In addition to these, he is also the founder and owner of Range Masters of Utah, an indoor 16 point shooting range and retail store.
Among some of his accomplishments is his development of a full curriculum of firearms and related use of force courses for law enforcement, military, federal and responsible citizens. In addition to holding his Utah Department of Public Safety Concealed Firearm Instructor certification since 1997 Stilwell also holds certification in the following fields: Interactive Use of Force Instructor, Lasermax Laser Sight Instructor, Action Target Instructor, Simunition Ltd., and many others.
Mr. Stilwell is a competitive shooter and can be spotted using his Eagle Tears USA products while shooting at the NRA Bianchi Cup and monthly IDPA/IPSC/GSSF shoots including 3-Gun disciplines.
Dennis Demille is the general manager of Creedmoor Sports and a retired Marine with over 30 years of experience as a competitive shooter.
During his more than 20 years of service in the Marines, he served as an infantry Motarman, a Heavy Equipment Operator, an Operations Chief for a Heavy Equipment Company, a Marine Drill Instructor at Parris Island, a Range Officer, a Company Executive Officer, the Officer in Charge of the Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego Shooting Team, of Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton’s Commanding General Shooting Team, and a competitor with the Marine Corps Rifle Team. He retired in July of 2004 as a Chief Warrant Officer 3. His last tour was as the OIC of Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton’s Marksmanship Training Branch.
Some of Demille’s shooting accomplishments include becoming the 2009 National Civilian Service Rifle Champion, the 2005 National High Power Rifle Champion, and the 2003 National Service Rifle Champion. He is the co holder of the previous 200 yard rapid fire record: 2020-18, and he holds the current national 200 yard rapid fire record: 200-20 plus 100-8. Demille is the winner of numerous state and regional Service and Match Rifle Championships and he is the 1992 and 2002 All Marine Corps Rifle Champion. In addition to these, Demille was rewarded Distinguished Rifle in 1986 and Distinguished Pistol Shot in 1998; He is also a firing member of the winning National Trophy Team in ’88, ’93, ’94, and 2000.
Rockin’ Shots- 4-H National Shooting Team
The Rockingham County 4-H Shooting Sports Team, Rockin’ Shots, has had another very successful year! At the Virginia State Championship competition, Spring Air, our members shot personal bests, and won. As a result of their placing at the state level, the Rockin’ Shots team will be representing Rockingham County as one of the top teams from Virginia at the 52nd Annual Daisy National Championship! This national level match will be held June 29th – July 3rd in Rogers, Arkansas.
Team members shoot in four positions at paper targets that are five meters away. They are then scored on the Orion Scoring System. Members shoot with Daisy’s Model 499 Champion, known as the most accurate BB gun in the world. Members are also required to take a 50-question shooting safety test that is included in their overall score. All team members have completed a 10-lesson curriculum, have received extensive training under the NRA rules, and will continue to practice and study between now and the competition in July.